Articles & Reviews


Arshake online, Interview by curator Dobrila Denegri, April 6. Source.

Maria Markiewicz, “Re-Connecting Art and Science. In conversation with Victoria Vesna” Contemporary Lynx online magazine / reprinted Arts & Médias, September 23. Source.


MoMA’s Doc Fortnight -- An artful extension of documentary storytelling, Christina Clarke, documentary culture POV. March 20. Source.

Interview, École Polytechnique, “Dust a microworld” / Useful Fictions. Oct 9. Source.

Interview, Conversations at SIGGRAPH, September. Source.

Victoria Vesna: Inviting Meaningful Organic Art–Science Collaboration. July/August 2019. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications Source.

Making the Invisible Visible. July/August 2019. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications. Source.

Wo Plankton un Hilfe schreit, Unzeige Blatt, August 27. Source.

Der vibrierende Sound der Bienen im Schopf auf dem Hochmoor, Sept 2. Source.

Begić, Vanesa, FOTO / Izložba Victorie Vesne otvorena u Povijesnom i pomorskom muzeju Istre: Umjetnički i znanstveno o zagađenju mora – bukom, Glas Istre, Aug 28. Source.

I buka zagađuje mora i okeane: otvorenje izložbe NOISE AQUARIUM u Puli, aMORE festival, Aug 22. Source.


“Birdsong Diamond” Taboo Transgression Transcendance in art & science conference proceedings, Ionian University Publications. Source.

Hebron, Micol, “Artist-Mothers – where to find them and who supports them”. KCET cultural politics. Source.

AI and Creativity Futures – NESTA – the Innovation Futures, August 14. Source.

‘They are cloning people already” Interview, September 19 (Slovenian). Source.

LASER Santa Fe featured in Los Alamos Daily Post, March 27. Source.

“Oxygen, don’t take it for granted”. Pinto, Cerveira Pinto. October 6. Source.

“Diving into Deep Space with Noise Aquarium”, Magdalena Sick-Leitner, Ars Electronica blog, August 27. Source.

“PASEO sound experience: cutting edge audio and visual artists connect with aspiring locals”, Ariana Kramer. Taos News, September 14 Source.

“West Windsor Arts Council presents STEAM Series: [sin 'Thedik] Landscape”, NJ Stage, October, 2018. Source.


Schomaker, Kristine. “It Passes Like a Thought at the Beall center for Art & Technology”. Source

Hieslmair, Martin, “UCLA Making a Guest Appearance at Ars Electronica Festival”, June 29. Source

Graf, Vanessa, “Feminism and Climate Change: UCLA at the 2017 Ars Electronica festival’. Source


Criado, Lula. Interview, “Victoria Vesna.” CLOT Magazine, London: A curational magazine dedicated to Art explorations into Science and Technology (Online). Source.

Hieslmair, Martin. Interview, “The Essential Challenge of Interactive Art.” Ars Electronica Blog (March). Source.


Cerni Grace, Mary, “Live Experiment Explores How Brainwaves React to Music and Color.” Insomniac Events (January 20th). Source.

Weintraub, Linda. “VICTORIA VESNA: From the Ridiculous to the Sublime.” From Familian, David. MORPHONANO: Works by Victoria Vesna – A Decade of Collaboration – 2002 – 2012 with Nanoscientist James Gimzewski, Beall Center for Art + Technology. Catalog (pp. 15 – 21). Source.

Armitage, Diane. “Inventory of Light: The Art of System Biology and Nanoscience.” THE Magazine, pg. 49. May, 2015


Segura, Pamela, “Realizing the Third Culture”. Sci Art in America, February (pp 35-37) Source

Goldman, Natalie McKeever. “The Body in a Virtual World: ‘Body Practices’ Opens at UC San Diego’s Calit2 Gallery.” SciArt in America. November 14. Source

Rampuria, Ishan. “Secret Life of Birds exhibit shows new view of human interaction,” Daily Bruin. November 6. Source

Luther, Claudia. “Opposites Attract.” UCLA Magazine. Volume 25. No. 3. April, 2014. (Pp 27-31). PDF

**Weintraub, Linda. “VICTORIA VESNA: From the Ridiculous to the Sublime.” Beall Center for Art + Technology catalog. Source

Denegri, Dobrila. Four-part interview, “Victoria Vesna. Pt. I” Arshake. April 3rd,10th, 24th,30th. Source


Muchnic, Suzanne, “Under the Microscope”. Art News, March (pp 70-74) PDF

Gewin, Virginia, “Interdisciplinarity: Artistic Merit”. Nature 496, 24. April (pp 537-539) PDF

Gianotti, Rebecca, “More than Science: Art Sci Center + Lab”. Science and the World, August 2nd Source

Claverie, Marie. “Interview: Victoria Vesna, entre sciences et art.” Pp 7-10. Les Cahiers de Centrale Marseille Alumni. No.22. September 2013.

Reid, Colin. “Santa Monica ferris wheel gets new look at Glow art event.” Daily Bruin. September 27. Source


Zivancevic, Nina. “Les Nano-Mondes de Vesna Victoria.” Pp 39-41. Onze Femmes: Artistes, Slaves et Nomades. Editions Non Lieu. Paris. PDF

Mahe, Emmanuel. “Un Workshop sur une ile: Un peu de “foranite” dans le monde convenu de l’innovation! (Compte-rendu de workshop).” Decalab. Source


Lin, Judy. “Five UCLA faculty to help forge UC’s online future.” UCLA Today. May 4. Source


Rodewald, Mike. "Teens discover intersection of art and science." UCLA Today 12 Jul. Source


"Infosthetics." SIGGRAPH'09: The Information Aesthetics Panel(s). Information Aesthetics, 06 Aug. Source

“Murray, Soraya. “Digital Aesthetics: Two Handbooks”, Vol. 68, No. 3 (pp. 112 – 115), Fall.

Louridas, Panagiotis. Database Aesthetics: Art in the Age of Information Overflow. Computing Reviews. October 26. PDF


Legget, Mike. Leonardo journal book review. Database Aesthetics: Art in the Age of Information Overflow. April. Source

Hromack, Sarah. Camerawork. Database Aesthetics: Art in the Age of Information Overflow. Vol 35:2, Fall / Winter.

Tourney, Chris. “Atom and Eve”. Nature Nanotechnology 3(1), pp 2-3, Jan. PDF

“Blue Morph”. Enter 3. Victoria Vesna and James Gimzewski. PDF

Fundacao Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP). “Exposicao Ajuda A Entender A Nanotecnologia.” Maio de 2008. PDF

"Ars Electonica: Territoires invisibles @rt Outsiders," Art Press, no. 340, Dec. Hanson, Christopher. "Database Aesthetics: Art in the Age of Information Overflow." Project MUSE: Discourse 29.1, Winter.

"@rt Outsiders Échelles," Art Actuel, No. 52, Sept – Oct.

Jorgensen, Darren. "Vesna, Victoria (ed.) Database Aesthetics." Media International Australia 127 (2008): 205 - 206. Web.

Press Dossier, BIOS 4, Centro Andaluz Contemporaneo, Sevilla, May 3 - Sept 7. Source

Press Dossier, Cyberfem, Espai d'Art Contemporani de Castelló (EACC), Castelló, Oct 2006 - Jan 2007. Source


Kemp, Martin. "Heaven in grains of sand: Nanoscientists and Tibetan monks unite to explore the mysteries of the mandala," Nature, vol. 449, no. 13, Sept 2007. PDF

Scaravaggi, Silvia. "Victoria Vesna's Interactive Experience," digimag (e-magazine), issue 20, Dec 2006 - Jan 2007. Source

Andreasson, Claes. "Schnabel, Strike, Helvetica." Studio 360. 07 Dec 2007. Web. Source

“Heaven in the Grains of Sand.” NATURE. September 13, 2007. Volume 449.

Paul, Christiane. “Water Bowls: Moon Drop Sound Oil”. Feedback: Art Response To Instructions, Input, or its Environment. Laboral Foundation. 2007.PDF


Paul, Christiane. “Millennium Dialogue – Code:Blue.” Third Beijing International New Media Arts Exhibitions and Symposium, Beijing, June 10. PDF

Weinbren, Grahame. To Touch is to See: Nanomandala and Coitus reservatus. Millenium Film journal, No. 45/46, Fall.PDF


Nanomandala: Studio Stefania Miscetti Press Release Source BELEF “In the Sign of Mozart and Tesla”. June 29. Source

Monk’s Visit to Nott Memorial Source

MonkCam 2005 – Union College Source


Location ONE Press Release Source

“Location ONE features NanoMandala” Source

Kultura Svet: Nanomandala Vesne Viktorije na izlozbi u rimu Source

Union College: NanoMandala at Nott Memorial Source

Press coverage of NANO exhibition at LACMA:

UCLA News, "At the Intersection of Art and Science: nano." Jan. PDF

Joch, Alan. "In Museums, No Stodginess on Display." Architectural Record, Jan. PDF

UCLA Academic Technology Services, "nano Exhibit Opens at LACMA; buckyballs Bounce in the Portal," Jan Daily/Weekly Publications. PDF

Daily News, Running feature piece on the "nano at nite" event. Apr 20.

NOHO, Full story by Lauren Michele. Jan 6.

L.A. City Beat: "Nanu Nano - Listed as one of the top 7 events to attend for the week." Jan 5. PDF

Ventura County Sun, Full story by Jeff Favre. Jan 8.

New York Times Syndicate, The New York Times News Service distributed the article written by Stephen Lovgren for the National Geographic web site. It is distributed to their entire list of national and international papers, including Denver Post, Boston Globe, SF Chronicle, Seattle PI, and others. Dec 31.

Park La Brea News/Beverly Press: Rob Gard ran a full feature on the exhibition.

WWD | Women's Wear Daily: “Meeting of the Minds” – Story by Faye Hanson focusing on the future by Otis fashion students to be presented in nano. PDF

Inland Valley Daily Tribune, Full story by Denise Roberts. Jan 5.

La Canada Valley Sun, Full story on the NANO exhibition.

San Mateo County Times, reduced version of New Times Story by Laurel Graeber Monthly Publications. Jan 10.

Architectural Record, Alan Joch, role of architecture and technology in art exhibitions

Southwest Airlines, Paul Zamanek, full feature for the in-flight magazine. Feb. PDF

Distinction Magazine, Laurie Pike is covering in calendar section, Town & Country Women’s Wear Daily, Story by Faye Hanson. Jan.

Venice Magazine, Calendar listing with images. Jan.

VEDA (Brazil, 1.2 million cirq), Full story by Luis Veronese.

Woman, Full story by Paz Mata.

Larchmont Chronicle, Full story of the exhibition with images. Dec.


Russian Article About NanoMandala PDF

"LACMALab presents nano: a Media Arts & Science Exhibition Making Nanoscience Visible, Tangible, and Experiential for Visitors of All Ages". News Release, Nov. PDF

Johnson, Reed. "A Quantum Leap: The brave, new 'nano' world is explored in a multidisciplinary exhibit at LACMA". Los Angeles Times, Dec 22. PDF

Jorgensen, Darren, and Rachel Petkewich. "Scientists Create Bonds with Artists." Analytical Chemistry (2003): 167 - 173. Web. 1 April 2003. PDF

Karoub, Jeffrey. "Artist and Scientist pass the bucky." In: Small Times, p. 7. March/April. PDF

Vontz, Andrew. "In the Future, Every Molecule Will Have 15 Minutes of Fame". Los Angeles Times Magazine, Aug 31. PDF

Lee, Cynthia. "The Art of Science". UCLA Magazine, Spring.

Wertheim, Margaret. "Buckyballs and Screaming Cells—The amazing miniature world of UCLA chemist Jim Gimzewski", LA Weekly, Apr 4 – 10. PDF

Roberts, Denise. "Exhibit mixes art, science to showcase small stuff", U-Daily News, Dec 31. PDF

Lovgren, Stefan. "Can Art Make Nanotechnology Easier to Understand?" National Geographic News, Dec. 23. PDF

Sheets, Hilary M. "Please Touch: Looking to attract new audiences and engage kids of all ages, museums are reinventing themselves in wonderfully creative ways", Town and Country, Oct. PDF

Workplace Connection, "The Wonderful World of...nano". Nov/Dec. PDF

World Nano-Economic Congress Cutting Edge E-Newsletter, "Interactive Buckyballs Exhibit at WNEC", Issue 4, June 16. PDF

Meiller, Renee. "Nighttime nanotech art installation at UW-Madison", University of Wisconsin, Madison news release, June 10. PDF


Martin, S. "Media Arts@Science: Towards a Collaborative Culture". In: UCLA Arts Journal, Vol. 6, no. 1. Source

Rackham, Melinda. "BEAP: Interactions, Intersections." In: New Media Scan. Sep. Source

Quintero, Fernando. "Digital Arts: The Evolution of A Discipline". In: UC TLtC News and Events, Mar.

Chinese Ezine (translation needed). "Artunion." Arts.Tom.Com.

Hayles, Katherine. “Flesh and Metal: Reconfiguring the Mindbody in virtual Environments”, in Semiotic flesh: Information & the Human Body, ed. P.Thurtle and R. Mitchell, U. of Washington Press. pp. 62-66. PDF


Timothy Druckrey/Peter Weibel (eds.) “net_condition. Art and global media”. pp. 302¬ – 303. PDF

Cambridge, MA. Dietz, Steve. “Words of Wisom: A Curator's Vade Mecum on Contemporary Art – Curating New Media”. Independent Curators International. pp. 49-52.

Himmelsbach, Sabine. "Body Check". Ethik & Unterricht". Feb 2001.

Spingarn-Koff, Jason. "telematic, exhibition, art world, data, interact, education" Rhizome Digest. Feb 12.

Helfland, Glen. "'Telematic Connections: The Virtual Embrace' Technology Wraps Its Conceptual Arms Around You". San Francisco Mar 1. Source

Bonetti, David. "Bay Area's Art Scene Becoming Digitally Enhanced". San Francisco Chronicle. Mar 1. Source

Altstatt, Rosanne, "Avatars and Others". 01 Edith Russ Site for Media Art Oldenburg. 2001.

Razumova, Inna. "Interview with Victoria Vesna: Datamining Bodies". Switch. May 15. Source

Gonzalez, Mark. "Databodies, Genitals and Living Forever". Switch. May 15. Source

Kusahara, Machiko. "What Happened to 'Net Art'". Intercommunication: A Journal Exploring the frontiers of art and technology". No. 37, Summer 2001, p. 145.

Noort, Tamar. "Publikation: The World Wolke". Bis Oldenburg. Sep.

Alstatt, Rosanne, "Avatare und Andere". Sonntags Journal Zeven. Sep 16.

"Handys benutzun". Nordwest- Zeitung. Sep 17.

Gardill, Ingrid, "Das Handy wird zum Kunstobjekt: Ganz nah am Zeitgeschehen: Die Ausstellung Avatare und andere" im Edith- Russ-Haus". Kultur Nordwest-Zeitung. Sep 18.

Gerwin, Marijke, "Medienkunst verarbeitet Amerika-Tragodie". Taz Bremen. Oct 4.

Bosco Roberta and Caldana Stefano "Una exposicion analiza el uso del avatar y de la identidad en el 'net art'". Ciberp@ias. Nov 1. Source

Meixner, Christiane. "Avatare und Andere"-Medienkunst in Oldenburg". Frankfurter Rundschau Online. Nov 11.

"Streams als Art-Performance". Streaming Business Magazine. Nov 16.

"Avatars and Others". Tema Celeste. Nov./Dec.


Interview by Sylvie Parent, Editor Magazine électronique du CIAC. 11th edition. Daniele Perra. Datamining Bodies. Il sole 24 ore, Italy.

Baker, Kenneth. "New Medium, New Messages?: 'Net Art' Symposium Raises More Questions Than It Answers". San Francisco Chronicle. Feb 21. Source

Prince, Patric D. "Computer Art in the New Millenium". IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications. Vol. 20, No. 1. Jan/Feb.

Video Profile: "L.A. Freewaves 7th Celebration of Experimental Media". L.A. Freewaves. Tanni, Valentina.

"Net Art Arte e comunicazione su Internet". Media Connection. Libri Scheiwiller. PDF


"Emergent Futures Art, Interactivity and New Media". Ed. Angela Molina and Kepa Landa.

CAiiA-STAR and Institucio Alfons el Mannamin.

"Vision Ruhr". Kunst Medien Interaktion auf der Zeche Zollern II/IV Dortmund.

Kac, Eduardo . "New Directions in Art". Veredas. Brazil. (portugueze). Sep. Source" target="_blank">Source


Spalter, Anne Morgan."The Computer in the Visual Arts". Addison-Wesley.

Chriton, Gary."Doubling Bodies: Interview with Victoria Vesna". New Media Notes, Dublin, Ireland, June. Source


Helfand, Glen . "Get Physical". The San Francisco Bay Guardian. Vol. 31, No. 21, Feb 19-25.

Kurtz, A Glenn . "Victoria Vesna at the San Francisco Art Institute". Artweek. Apr.

"CD-ROM Plays New View of Physicist's Ideas." 93106. Vol. 7, No. 14. Apr 14 .

Jain, Ramesh. "Media Vision: Live Arts". IEEE Multimedia, Vol.4, No. 2 Apr/June.

"Universe on a Disk." Cyberscope. Newsweek. May 12, p. 12 .

"Hawking's Universe." Santa Barbara News Press. May 31.

"Byte Me." New York Time Out. May 29 – June 5, p. 129.

Lillington, Karlin. "State of the Art Technology?". Technology Ireland. Vol. 29, No. 3, June.

Huffmann, Kathy and Jahrmann, Margarette."Bodies INC" review. Telepolis, July. Source

Lunenfeld, Peter. "In Search of Telephone Opera: From Communications to Art ".

Afterimage. Vol. 25, No.1, July/Aug.

O'Brian, Paul. "Sensing the Future Conference: Arthouse, Dublin". Circa. Summer.

Calcagno, Paolo. "Tutti a tavola con gli apostoli". Corriere Della Serra, Sep 26.

Baumgaertel, Tilman. "Philosophical Bodies": Interview with VV. Spiegel Online. Sep.

"Head Space." WiReD. 5.09. Sep. p. 155.

"Clone Pary HQ at Linz". TNC network. Source

Cunningham, Michael . "The Art of Cyberspace". Source

Rajah, Niranjan. "Prosthetics for the Mind: Augmenting the Self with Microelectonics."

Simon, Robert. Nettime: New Media/ Victoria Vesna: Interview. Source


Crowder, Joan. "Is that all there is?". Santa Barbara News Press. Jan 19.

Walker, Marina. "Walk on the Wild Side". 93106. Jan 22.

Walker, Marina ."Art Eclectica". The Independent. Feb 1.

Freyermuth, Gundolf S. "Kunst der Korplossen ". Speigel Special no. 3, Feb.

Ise, Claudine. "Everywhere and Nowhere at Once: Out on the Web". Artweek. Feb.

Woodbridge B, Sally. "Veiled History Conference". Public Art Review. Fall/Winter.

"UCSB Students Help Develop CD-ROM." Coastlines. Vol. 26, No. 4. Spring.

Sichel M, Berta . "Antilinear: Redefining Text with Technology ". Flash Art. Vol. 30, No. 193. Mar/Apr.

Crowder, Joan. "The End". Santa Barbara Newspress. Apr 12.

"CD-ROM Explores Cosmos." Santa Barbara News Press. Apr 21.

Hellworth, Ben. "Artwork Fuses Concrete and Virtual Realty ". Santa Barbara Newspress.

"Bodies INCorporated" ed. May, Volume 1, #2 - Intelligent Agent.

Baker, Kenneth. "Lost In the Cyberspace Translation". San Francisco Chronicle July 15.

Crowder, Joan. "Speaking Figuratively". Santa Barbara News Press. Aug 30.

"Connecting Bodies In space". Intelligent Agent. Vol. 1, Number 8, Dec.

"Ways to Resharpen the Cutting Edge." The Independent Film and Video . Monthly. Vol. 19, No. 6, "Bodies INCorporated". ASCII Dos/V Issue. Nov No. 16 (Japanese).

"Women/Beyond Borders". Lorraine Serena. Expanding Circles. Edited by Betty Ann Brown


Nash,Devor . "Artistic New Frontier ". OC Register. Cover. Mar.

Barr, Marsha. "ME Design Students Collaboration with Art Studio". Synergy. July.

Zivancic, Nina ."East Village / Victoria Vesna". Moment. Summer issue, 23/24.

Nechvatal, Joseph, " Making Babies with Bodies INC". Rhizome and Thing. Sep.

Woodard, Joseph ."Following Form, from Classics to Computers". LA Times. Sep 5.

Crowder, Joan. "Speaking Figuratively". Santa Barbara News Press. Sep 30.


Atkins, Robert . "The World and I Go Online". Art in America. Dec.


Collins, Daniel. "Searching for Virtue in a Virtual Landscape". New Art Examiner.

"Another Day in Paradise at City's Fine Arts" The Irvine World News. Sep.


Prince, Patric. "Interacting with Machine Culture". IEEE Multimedia. Computer Graphics, Sep.

Curtis, Cathy. "Paradise Found a Documentarian". Los Angeles Times. Nov.

Webster, John. "A Multiple-Monitor, Audio/Visual Monster". Computer Graphics World SIGGRAPH'92.

Clifton, Leigh Ann."Cyber-Art International" June. Artweek.

"Siggraph Features Interactive Painting Net". Computer Pictures. July.

Tisma, Andrej. "Messengers of the New". Dnevnik. Novi Sad, May.

Malsch, Friedmann. "Parallel Arts". Kunstforum International. Cologne, Germany. Mar.


"Sometimes a Cigar is Only a Cigar (Freud)". Umbrella. June.

Tomic, Biljana ."Yugoslavian Video". Balkanmedia. Mar/Apr.

Tomic, Biljana . "Sometimes a Cigar is Only a Cigar", Moment. Dec.


Cubrilo, Jasmina ."Fertility Symbols". Student . Nov.


Deckel, David. Victoria Vesna, Before the Wall Street Crash". Israel Shelanu. Jan.


Schneemann, Carolee. Catalogue, Sictransitgloriamundi. Oct.


Romano, Arnaldo. "Aperto '86/ Arte Contemporanea". Venice Biennale. June.

"International Voices in New York". Artspeak. June.


Markus, Zoran."Survey of the 80's". Catalogue. Mar.


Markus, Zoran. "Politika, Predah i Zamor". Politika . May.

Storms, Walter. "Neue Kunst in Europa, Der Jungsten Generation". Mar/Apr.

MEDIA reviews/interviews

Denegri, Dobrila. Arshake. Four part interview special online edition:
Octopus Mandala Glow prime time TV coverage:
Nighttime Art Festival Lights Up Santa Monica
Santa Monica Glow Festival Draws Crowd of 150k
Glow 2013 Santa Monica
Glow Nine Octopus Mandala

2009 / 2010:
Studio 360
REMIX, AX-Sirius satellite radio KFAI's "Listening Lounge" in Minneapolis/St. Paul at: Source
“Den Sjungande Jastcellen,” Claes Andreasson, Swedish NPR, Feb 2. Source

NewsHour with Jim Lehrer
KNBC (Dec 27) Interview by Jeffrey Brown; Good Day LA Weekend; KCRW-FM (Dec 30)
Positive review by Edward Goldman on program "Art Talk"; National
(Dec 5) Stefan Lovgren wrote full feature for the web site; Beverly Hills Outlook website; AOL City Guide: Review by Sara Cody; Brentwood Magazine OnLine; La Opinion website; AOL Digital City: Running several spots on the "nano at nite" event; GoCityKids: spotlighting the "nano at nite" event.